Everyone sees when your Facebook status goes from “Married” to “It’s Complicated” and inevitably to “Single.” It’s difficult to watch your world fall apart privately, let alone in front of the virtual world.
Even if it’s an amicable split, social media can be a haven for rumors and unwanted attention. The ex may be posting pictures of his or her new life – with the kids, a new home or a new significant other. If your friend has unresolved feelings, the hurt goes beyond simply closing a chapter in life.
Here are some ways you can help your friend cope with rumors, gossip and other unwanted or negative attention. Continue reading →